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Rachel Carson and her sisters

Robert K. Musil

Rachel Carson and her sisters

extraordinary women who have shaped America"s environment

by Robert K. Musil

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmentalism,
  • Women environmentalists,
  • Women and the environment,
  • Biography,
  • Women naturalists

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobert K. Musil
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH31.C33 M87 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 309 pages
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27158225M
    ISBN 100813562422, 0813576210
    ISBN 109780813562421, 9780813576213
    LC Control Number2013021944
    OCLC/WorldCa862102561

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    Rachel Carson and Her Sisters is a Rutgers University Press publication and is available on bookshelves and as an ebook now. -- top image courtesy of The Colorado Women's Hall of Fame, the second courtesy of Robert Musil and the third courtesy of The Vassar College Observatory. British Columbia Book Day • 6. 7. American Association for the History of Medicine Meeting 'To Kill a Mockingbird' screening/Cinema '62 signing. Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) Conference • • • 8. Native American and .

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Rachel Carson was the first American to combine two longstanding, but separate strands of American. “In Rachel Carson and Her Sisters, Musil fills the gap by placing Carson's achievements in a wider context, weaving connections from the past. summary In Rachel Carson and Her Sisters, Robert K. Musil redefines the achievements and legacy of environmental pioneer and scientist Rachel Carson, linking her work to a wide network of American women activists and writers and introducing her to a new, contemporary by: 7.

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In Rachel Carson and Her Sisters, Robert K. Musil redefines the achievements and legacy of environmental pioneer and scientist Rachel Carson, linking her work to a wide network of American women activists and writers and introducing her to a new, contemporary audience.

Rachel Carson was the first American to combine two longstanding but separate strands of American. Rachel Carson taught at the University of Maryland for five years before joining the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Her first book, Under the Sea-Wind (), described marine life in Born: Rachel Carson and Her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America’s Environment has been named a “ Outstanding Book” by Choice magazine.

Choice, the leading journal for libraries and academic researchers, reviews over 7, titles and selects their top choices each year. Rachel Carson and Her Sisters: Extraordinary Women Who Have Shaped America’s Environment, By Dr. Robert K Musil, Rutgers University Press; First Paperback Edition,pages.

Could it be that Rachel Carson, for all her contributions as a scientist, environmentalist, activist, and purveyor of wonder, is a token female. In Rachel Carson and Her Sisters, Robert K. Musil redefines the achievements and legacy of environmental pioneer and scientist Rachel Carson, linking her work to a wide network of American women activists and writers and introducing her to a new, contemporary audience.

Rachel Carson was the first American to combine two longstanding, but separate strands of American. "In Rachel Carson and Her Sisters,Musil fills the gap by placing Carson's achievements in a wider context, weaving connections from the past through the present.

Readers will find new insight into Carson and contemporary figures she influenced who have historically received less attention. "Rachel Carson and Her Sisters makes a number of important contributions to both environmental history and women’s history. Musil’s genius is weaving his intriguing, thoroughly researched mini-biographies of individual women into a cohesive larger story of overlapping and mutually reinforcing actions and ideas.".

Musil is clear at the outset that this book is written for general readers rather than experts in the field. It is a tribute and introduction rather than a definitive biography or critical analysis of Carson or “her sisters.” There is no bibliography, but those wishing to dig deeper can follow up on references in.

In Rachel Carson and Her Sisters, Robert K. Musil uses the life and writings of Rachel Carson, particularly Silent Spring, as an exemplar of women’s participation in the American environmental movement.

He places Carson’s achievements in context by illuminating, through dense but intriguing essays, the lives of trailblazing female scientists who inspired her and for whom she, in turn, paved 5/5.

Rachel Carson was an American biologist and writer whose book Silent Spring awakened the public to the dangers of pollution and its impact on the environment.

Because of her work, she is considered a pioneer in the modern environmental movement. Rachel Louise Carson ( – Ap ) was an American marine biologist, author, and conservationist whose book Silent Spring and other writings are credited with advancing the global environmental mater: Chatham University (BA), Johns Hopkins.

They are Carson’s intellectual sisters, and Musil presents them in chronological order, beginning with the 19th-century’s first popular nature writer, Susan Fenimore Cooper. In Rachel Carson and Her Sisters, Robert K.

Musil redefines the achievements and legacy of environmental pioneer and scientist Rachel Carson, linking her work to a wide network of American women activists and writers and introducing her to a new, contemporary audience/5(26).“In Rachel Carson and Her Sisters, Musil fills the gap by placing Carson's achievements in a wider context, weaving connections from the past through the s will find new insight into Carson and contemporary figures she influenced who have historically received less attention.

Musil’s respect and enthusiasm for these women is evident throughout the book, making it a deeply. Silent Spring helped lead to the US environmental movement. Search the catalog for print books on the environmental movement in the US, pesticides, and the effects of Silent Spring: Rachel Carson -- Influence.

Rachel Carson -- Silent Spring. Environmentalism -- United States -- History. Environmental policy -- United States -- : Ted Bergfelt.